Brodie (540) - Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA - JUN 9, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fruity, perfumy aroma - grapes, melon, peaches, flowers, honey, pale malt. Slightly hazy orange-amber, dense off-white head. Bright flavor, fruity and flowery, a hint of toasty malt, moderate phenolics, sweet up front with some hop bitterness showing up in the finish. Medium body, medium-high carbonation, some alcohol warming. Very nice.
nimbleprop (6355) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 9, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Ironhorse pours a dark gold with some creamy, white head. Nose of candy, white grape and melon, some stone fruit too. Flavor follows, under ripe canteloupe, white grape, candy, some yeast, light grist. Full bodied, creamy finish.
chinchill (3355) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Light golden body with effervescent carbonation.
Lightly tart with what seems like just the right amount of white grape flavor and aroma to go with the light malt base.
Note to self: I want revisit this beer.
GenDV138 (4121) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of citrus, stone fruit, herbs and spice. Tastes of citrus, stone fruit, herbs, spice, light wine. Medium body with a dry finish.
MattyKakes (116) - Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice fruity citrus Belgian hop scent. Blonde unfiltered pour. Nice head. Banana pineapple orange coriander hop flavor. Very good! Cheers!
Meilby (9999) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 750ml @ Motel room, Red Roof Inn, Akron, OH
Pours hazy golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, white wine, dried fruits and hint of citrus. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long warm, slightly dry, fruity, yeasty and vinous finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
drpimento (2638) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I think the best thing about this beer is its appearance- a huge thick, foamy, off-white, slow to settle head with lots of lace and a very clear golden color. Aroma is malt, grain, yeast. Flavor is very mild, understated, malty, slightly metallic, yeast, a bit of carbonic tart, fairly dry. Texture is light, soft. This is a very low-key Belgian Style Strong.
johnnnniee (3163) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Cask and Vine while enjoying the company of Todd the Hoople.
Lightly hazy deep straw with hints of wine yellow if that makes any sense. Fruity earthy spicy aromas and flavor. Interesting brew a bit outside of the box. I enjoyed this more than its counterpart.
katrinaez (783) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: APR 5, 2015 Note that it is better to have wIth salty foods than with sweet/chocolate foods. You can taste the grapes as it has a sIght raisin oaked barrel taste. Not a hearted beer, rather heavy but easy enough to finish a 750ml alone in 2 hours! Bottle
symmetric (65) - - OCT 11, 2014
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Yeasty, slightly phenolic nose, hint of apple underneath. Cloudy opaque gold color with a fine white frothy head. Slightly syrupy body, grapey and grassy taste with an astringent bitter finish.
Drake (11172) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at The Answer Brewpub. Pours a clear golden with a thin white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of pale malt, tart grapes, scuppernongs, citrus, yeast. The taste is grapes, yeast, citrus, apricot, marzipan,. Medium bodied, low carbonation, mild lingering yeast.